Approximately 20% of Australian adults experience a common mental illness each year. Completing an MHFA Course will help you to develop the skills to support a friend, family member or co-worker.
Having mental health first aid skills means that you can assist someone developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis and make a real difference to your community.
The Mental Health First Aid program has been licensed by organisations all over the world. Over 2.6 million people have been trained, with tens of thousands more joining the MHFA community every year.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity focused on mental health training and research.
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Mental Health First Aid for Gambling Problems
|This 4-hour Mental Health First Aid Conversations about Gambling course is for any interested adult.
Mental Health First Aid For Non-Suicidal Self Injury
|The term ‘non-suicidal self-injury’ (NSSI) describes a behaviour where a person deliberately or purposefully hurts themselves. It is used to refer to self-injury that is not intended to result in death.
Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person
|The 4-hour Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person Course is a stand-alone course that complements the 12-hour Standard MHFA course and the 14-hour Youth MHFA course.
Mental Health First Aid Refresher
|Next Start Date22.03.2024
|This course teaches adults how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis. This course is also suitable for family members and carers to recognise and respond appropriately to mental health issues.
Older Person Mental Health First Aid
|This 12-hour course is for any interested adult, particularly those who work with, live with or care for older people aged 65+, including families and carers.
Standard Mental Health First Aid
|Next Start Date17.04.2024
|This 12-hour course equips adults with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to recognise, understand and respond to a friend, family member, co-worker or another adult experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis.
Youth Mental Health First Aid
|course equips adults who teach, care for and support young people (12-18 years), with the skills and confidence needed to recognise and respond to a young person experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.